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BREATHING EXERCISE

New York Times, Sunday, July 26, 1970

Author: Adelyn Lewis
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,652
Across Down
1. Veranda : PORCH
6. Ignoble : BASE
10. Young salmon : PARRS
15. Three: It. : TRE
18. A fond ___ : ADIEU
19. Astringent : ALUM
20. Wartime vessel : EBOAT
21. Small deer : ROES
22. Circles: Fr. : RONDS
23. Source of iodine : KELP
24. Large snake : ABOMA
25. Unspoiled site : EDEN
26. "What glorious sunsets have their birth ___" (Davies) : INCITIESFOULEDBYSMOKE
30. Outstanding : STELLAR
31. Containers : URNS
32. Mother of Artemis : LETO
33. Moon module : LEM
34. Sutherland specialty : ARIA
35. Feel tired : NEEDAREST
40. "Fill'd the air with ___" (Milton) : BARBAROUSDISSONANCE
43. Paris parties : BALS
45. Oil container : DRUM
46. English village : ECTON
47. Oxford tutor : DON
48. Cassowary's relative : EMU
49. Some monsters : GILAS
51. Pale : ASHEN
52. Fr. composer : FAURE
54. April, 1970, event : EARTHDAY
56. Becomes taxing : TRIES
57. "___ Spring" : SILENT
58. Salt: Prefix : HALI
59. Adjusts : GEARS
60. Fade away : MELT
61. Disprove : REFUTE
64. Marsh bird : CRAKE
65. Name for W. J. Bryan : COMMONER
69. Sour substances : ACIDS
70. Ready: Fr. : PRETE
71. Preserves : SAVES
72. Greek letter : ETA
73. Labor org. : ILO
74. Encourage : CHEER
75. Church part : APSE
76. Laborer : PEON
77. R. L. Stevenson line : DARKBROWNISTHERIVER
83. Solid fats : STEARINES
84. Suffix for Cyprus natives : OTES
85. Wine: Prefix : OEN
86. Nautilus man : NEMO
87. Silver: Abbr. : STER
88. Ready to perform : ONSTAGE
92. Hamlet's words for the air : CONGREGATIONOFVAPOURS
98. Space : AREA
99. Zodiac sign : ARIES
100. Some predictions : DIRE
101. ___ Canarias : ISLAS
102. Stingy : NEAR
103. Caretakers of a sort : NANAS
104. German river : EDER
105. Uncritical : NAIVE
106. High, in music : ALT
107. Word for some cities : SMOKY
108. Summer times : DSTS
109. Noun suffixes : ENCES
1. Apple-giver of myth : PARIS
2. Dental prefix : ODONT
3. ___-doigts: Fr. finger bowl : RINCE
4. Marks under consonants : CEDILLAS
5. Shady dealer : HUSTLER
6. Cascade peak : BAKER
7. British fetes : ALES
8. Like some pollutants : SULFUROUS
9. Big store : EMPORIUM
10. Sets of bells : PEALS
11. French cleric : ABBE
12. Fourth of an acre : ROOD
13. Keeps talking : RAMBLESON
14. Extended one's vacation : STAYEDON
15. Confusion : TODO
16. Bad odor : REEK
17. Serf : ESNE
21. Suckfish : REMORA
27. Metrical foot : IAMB
28. Spanish articles : UNAS
29. Musial : STAN
34. Proper order : ARRAY
35. Places for statues : NICHES
36. ___ Park : ESTES
37. Clothe : ENDUE
38. Disdain : SCORN
39. Opinion : TENET
40. Eye chart, to some : BLUR
41. Stevenson : ADLAI
42. "Streetcar" sign : DESIRE
43. Relative of a social : BEE
44. Doctors' org. : AMA
49. Indian ranges : GHATS
50. Fruitless : IDLE
51. Inclined : ARAKE
52. Hazes : FILMS
53. Chorus girl : ALTO
55. Dull sound : THUD
56. Culture centers in Rome : TEATRI
57. Powdered, in heraldry : SEME
59. Golf areas : GREENS
60. Van man : MOVER
61. Invasions : RAIDS
62. Acclaim : ECLAT
63. Flower: It. : FIORE
64. English railway town : CREWE
65. Instances : CASES
66. ___-do-well : NEER
67. W.W. II area : ETO
68. Norse sea goddess : RAN
70. Speech-sound character : PHONOGRAM
71. Geometric solids : SPHEROIDS
74. Yalta people : CRIMEANS
75. Listened to : ATTENDED
76. Plant substance : PENTOSAN
78. Malaysian town : KANGAR
79. ___ Rabbit : BRER
80. "And ___ bed" : SOTO
81. Hebrides island : IONA
82. Of wasps : VESPINE
87. Pantywaist : SISSY
88. Parts of cricket games : OVERS
89. Of a royal court : AULIC
90. Serious : GRAVE
91. Road curves : ESSES
92. Biblical miracle site : CANA
93. City on the Oka : OREL
94. Undiluted : NEAT
95. Japanese race: Var. : AINO
96. Hardwood tree : TEAK
97. Worry : FRET

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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